Acuity Brands, Inc., AYI is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Diversified Electronics in the sector of Technology. Based in USA, Acuity Brands, Inc., AYI has a market cap of 11307.13. Since its IPO date on the 12/3/2001, Acuity Brands, Inc., AYI performance year to date is 8.64%. Today Acuity Brands, Inc., AYI has gained -3.48%, with a current price of 253.58.
Ownership of the company is 0.90% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 97.00%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 8.40%. Return of assets are at 10.40%, with return on investment at 14.90%.
In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Acuity Brands, Inc., AYI is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 0.22. While Total debt/equity is 0.22. With a profit margin of 8.60%, this is combined with a gross margin of 43.40%, and operating margin of 14.50%. Acuity Brands, Inc. ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 2, while the quick ratio is 1.5.
For the last year Acuity Brands, Inc., AYI has seen a EPS growth of 25.80%. A performance for the year of 31.34%. The 52-week high is -9.72%, and the 52-week low is 50.99%. The average volume for Acuity Brands, Inc., AYI is 448900.
With a target price of 282.13, can Acuity Brands, Inc., AYI reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Acuity Brands, Inc., AYI. Acuity Brands, Inc. has a P/E of 41.38 and a forward P/E of 26.03. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 2.12. Acuity Brands, Inc. also has a P/S and a P/B of 3.62 and 6.95 respectively. For P/cash, Acuity Brands, Inc. has a value of 33.55, while it is 41 for P/free cash flow.
At the current price of 253.58, Acuity Brands, Inc. has a dividend yield of 0.21%. We see a return on equity of 18.20%.
Looking more long-term Acuity Brands, Inc., is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 19.50%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 21.57% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of 25.80% for this year and for the last five years a 23.20% growth has been seen.